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Importance of Wearing Sunglasses

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Importance of Wearing Sunglasses

We all love a great pair of sunglasses on a sunny day by the pool, but sunglasses can benefit your eyes—and your overall health—in any season. Anytime you’re around water, snow, or even hazy conditions, sunglasses can help you see better and be more comfortable, in general.

Protect Your Eyes With Sunglasses

  • Shield Your Eyes
    If you’re cutting grass, riding a bike, cruising on a boat, or just outside enjoying the weather, any type of sunglasses help protect your eyes from airborne particles of dust and debris, as well as wind and cold weather that can dry your eyes.
  • Minimize Glare
    Good sunglasses, particularly polarized ones, minimize glare, so you don’t squint or get headaches from harsh sunlight and the reflections it can create. When you’re able to see without the glare, it keeps you safer when driving cars or operating other equipment.
  • Block UV Rays
    The UVA and UVB rays from the sun can cause problems for both your eyes and your skin. Make sure to choose sunglasses that block 99%-100% of UVA and UVB rays to help minimize your risk of cataracts, macular degeneration, and other eye conditions. UVA and UVB rays can also result in skin cancers, so be sure to wear your sunglasses year ‘round to help reduce the chance of cancer on your eyelids and the areas around your eyes. Sunglasses also help protect your eyes from photokeratitis or, basically, sunburned corneas.

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